This is the end of fourth week of December. This week we celebrated Christmas. We seen special offers offered by smartphone makers this week, but very less new launches. This week Xiaomi launched its Mi Pad 2 special pink edition tablet and Samsung launches Galaxy A9 with metal body. Let’s make a weekly news roundup in the industry of smartphones.
With the start of this week we have seen exciting offers on Motorola smartphones. These offers were available with the purchase of devices on Flipkart Application. This week Xiaomi started selling of their Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 special pink edition tablets. The device is available in 16GB and 32GB storage variant. This Xiaomi tablet has both Android and Windows operating system variants. It is a 7.9 Inch screen tablet with 1.44Ghz quad-core processor and 2GB RAM. The tablet also has 8 Megapixel of primary camera and 5 Megapixel of secondary camera. It has 6190 mAh battery to provide backup. The 16GB storage variant can be purchased at $189 and 64GB storage variant can be purchased at $269. The Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 Special Pink Edition started selling in China this week.
This week we also seen that Apple has reduced the price of their Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. The reduction has seen in Indian markets. With the launch of the Apple’s new devices, company is facing low sales in India due to high prices. They have cut down the prices by 18% to 20%. This is good news for the users and company as well as. With this price reduction Apple is supposed to increase the sales in India.
In the weekly news this week We got the news of Samsung’s new smartphone Samsung Galaxy A9. The company has listed metal body Samsung Galaxy A9 on their Chinese site. The phone supports almost all types of networks. This phone from Samsung is built tough. It has double glass on the screen and the body is made of metal. It has 6 Inches of screen with Full HD Display. The phone is powered with 1.8GHz octa-core processor and 3GB RAM. It has 32GB of internal storage. The phone has 13 Megapixel of primary camera and they also enhances the front facing camera. The phone is backed with a 4000 mAh battery. The expected price of Samsung Galaxy A9 is 3000 Yuan in China.
In this weekly news we come to see that the Blackberry Priv which is Android operating system smartphone by Blackberry will get Android 6.0 update. This update is supposed to be confirmed in the MWC 2016 conference which is held in February 2016. The same week Google has updated their Google Now App for Android users. They have added nine new voice commands in the Google Now App. Now users can easily call 9 more features by just giving voice commands.
In this weekly news we have seen the release of Gionee Marathon M5 Enjoy Edition. The Marathon M5 Enjoy Edition has 5000 mAh of battery. The design of Enjoy Edition is same as the normal Marathon M5 phones except it has a physical home button that has fingerprint sensor also. It has 5.5 Inch of screen display and 64-bit quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor. The phone has 3GB of RAM. The Enjoy Edition of Marathon M5 has only 16GB internal storage that also can be upgraded up to 128GB. The phone has 8 Megapixel of back camera and 5 Megapixel of front camera. The device is priced at 1999 Yuan (Around $308 – Rs 20450).
This week HTC also launched its HTC One X9 phone in China. The HTC One X9 device comes with 5.5 Inch screen display with protection of Gorilla Glass. It is powered with Helio X10 processor and 3GB RAM. The device houses 32GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 2TB with microSD card. It is a 4G LTE smartphone with Dual SIM. The HTC One X9 has 13 Megapixel of primary camera with OIS. There is 5 Megapixel of secondary camera also in the phone. The phone is backed with a 3000 mAh battery. HTC One X9 will be available to purchase in China in coming few days at 2399 Yuan (Around $370 – Rs 24500).
In this weekly news we come to see that LG has announced their LG G Pad II 8.3 LTE tablets in Korea. It is a 8.3 Inch screen display smartphone with 1920X1080 pixel resolution. The tablet is powered with 1.5GHz octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor and 2GB RAM. The tablet comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded up to 2TB with microSD card. There is 8 Megapixel of back camera in the tablet with LED Flash. There is 2 Megapixel of front camera also available in the tablet. The LG G Pad II 8.3 LTE runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system. The tablet can be connected to 4G LTE networks for fast internet connectivity. To provide a decent backup it has 4800 mAh battery. The device can be purchased in Korea with LG U+ a local wireless carrier.
We end here with the latest weekly news roundup from the smartphone industry, but we will keep our eyes on the market and keep you updated with the latest news. Stay tuned at Latest Mobile Buzz.